Chamaegigas intrepidus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Linderniaceae

Scientific Name: Chamaegigas intrepidus
Species Authority: Dinter ex Heil
Lindernia intrepidus (Dinter ex Heil) Oberm.
Taxonomic Source(s): Fischer, E., Schäferhoff, B. and Müller, K. 2013. The phylogeny of Linderniaceae — The new genus Linderniella, and new combinations within Bonnaya, Craterostigma, Lindernia, Micranthemum, Torenia and Vandellia. Willdenowia 43(2): 209-238; DOI:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-08-02
Assessor(s): Sieben, E. & Smithies, S.
Reviewer(s): Foden, W. & Juffe Bignoli, D.
this species is rare, but with an extent of occurrence of more than 20,000 km2 the species habitat is also not under threat. It is growing in rock pools in uninhabited areas. It is listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Namibia (Cook 2004).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1800
Upper elevation limit (metres):2100
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This plant grows in temporary rock pools.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available. Loots (2005) gives the status of the species as LC (Least Concern).

Citation: Sieben, E. & Smithies, S. 2010. Chamaegigas intrepidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T46854A11086686. . Downloaded on 23 October 2016.
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